noun Also first-foot·er.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- first-day cover,
- first-degree burn,
- first-degree murder,
- first-dollar coverage,
- first-in, first-out,
- first-loss policy
Origin of first-foot
Examples from the Web for first-foot
But our business at present is with the first-foot, and we must hold.
"I should be the first-foot here, only I'm no use as a qualtagh," said Philip.The Manxman|Hall Caine
“First-foot” superstitions flourish in the north of England and in Scotland.Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan|Clement A. Miles
Does the question of first-foot rest upon the colour of the hair or upon the sex of the person?Folklore as an Historical Science|George Laurence Gomme
It is more lucky to meet a man than a woman as a first-foot.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant